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Overview

Broadband Networking shows you how to bring all the benefits of multiservice networks to your company, and build an infrastructure for audio, graphics, animation, full motion video - all types of real-time multimedia applications. Broadband Networking provides easy-to-understand material on service issues, such as latency and bandwidth, standards, and critical technologies, including

  • The rapid deployment of voice over traditionally data-only networks with chapters on Voice over IP, Voice over Frame Relay, the IP PBX, video conferencing, and voice/video operations in the LAN.
  • Emerging new technologies, such as dense wave-division multiplexing (DWDM).
  • Delivery technologies coverage, including digital subscriber line (DSL), cable modems, wireless, and even satellite delivery
    With Broadband Networking, you'll learn how to:
  • Reduce costs and add services with new bandwidth saving techniques o Expand a network's capacity, leverage infrastructure, and safeguard network privacy
  • Prepare a network for the stringent requirements for two-way interactive video
  • Lower WAN costs, enhance access capability, and make faster upgrades with frame relay
  • Find out key networking options for supporting bursty data on LANs and WANs
  • Learn practical information from top experts at leading-edge companies, such as Lucent Technologies, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Siemens, and MCI
    Whether you're a network manager, architect, administrator, or engineer, Broadband Networking brings together crucial information and insight for making the best possible decisions about today's most important networking technologies.

"...will prepare your IS infrastructure for audio, graphics, animation, full motion video & all types of real-time multimedia applications. An irreplaceable handbook with easy to understand material."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849398216
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/18/1999
  • Series: Best Practices Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 568
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.58 (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
The Convergence of Media, James Trulove

ISSUES IN MULTIMEDIA CONVERGENCE
Introduction, James Trulove
Business Impact and Implications of Multimedia, Phil Evans
Business Aspects of Multimedia Networking, T. M. Rajkumar
Broadband Applications and Technology Requirements, James W. Conard
Placing Images and Multimedia on the Corporate Network, Gilbert Held
Infrastructure Requirements for Reliable Converged Networking, James Trulove
Global Multimedia Networking: A Web of Controversy, Keith Knightson
Integrating Voice and LAN Infrastructure and Applications, David Curley

TECHNOLOGIES FOR MULTIMEDIA CONVERGENCE
Introduction, James Trulove
Multimedia Networking Technologies, T. M. Rajkumar
Voice and Video on the LAN, Martin Taylor
Integrated Services: The Multimedia Internet, John Galgay
Internet Voice Applications, Frank J. Bourne
Voice over Frame Relay, Daniel Bahr and Wendy Roberts
Voice Compression and Silence Suppression, Daniel A. Kose
Building an IP PBX Telephony Network, John Fisk
Videoconferencing over IP Networks, Christine Perey and Matthew Feldman
Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation in B-ISDN, Johnny S. K. Wong, Prerana Vaidya, and Armin R. Mikler
Working with Images in Client/Server Environments, by Gilbert Held
Video Compression Techniques and Bandwidth Utilization, Jeffrey Weiss
Networking Approaches for Multimedia LANs, Frederick W. Scholl and Gilbert Held

TRANSPORT SERVICES FOR MULTIMEDIA CONVERGENCE
Introduction, James Trulove
T1, T3, and SONET Networks, Roohollah Hajbandeh
Transport Over Frame Relay: Issues and Considerations, Tim Kelly
ATM Circuit Emulation Services, G. Thomas des Jardins
ATM Cell Relay Transport for Broadband Services, David H. Axner
ATM LAN Emulation, G. Thomas des Jardins
Convergence of IP, ATM, and SONET/SDM at the Backbone, John R. Vacca

DELIVERY OF MULTIMEDIA CONVERGENCE SERVICES
Introduction, James Trulove
The Emerging Advantage of xDSL Technology, Andres Llana
Choosing Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Lines (ADSL), Gilbert Held
Satellite Delivery of Data, Voice and Video Services, John R. Vacca
Preparing for Cable Modems, Gilbert Held
Wireless Communications for Voice and Data, Andres Llana
Security of Wireless Local Area Networks, Amin Lieman and Martin Miller
Wiring Media Support for Multimedia LANs, James Trulove
Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) for Broadband Network Access, Nathan J. Muller
Cellular Digital Packet Data (CDPD): Extending the Reach of Data, Jerry Bahr

MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN OF MULTIMEDIA SERVICES
Introduction, James Trulove
Managing the Multimedia Network, Erik Fretheim
Issues in Managing Multimedia Networks, Luc T. Nguyen, Ph.D.
Simulation Method for the Design of Multimedia Networks, G. Thomas des Jardins
Access Architectures and Multimedia, Dale Smith

CONCLUSION
Converging the Future, James Trulove

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